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Video: Ted Cruz Fact Checks Alyssa
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Posted By: M2, 9/11/2019 6:28:38 AM

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) schooled leftist actress Alyssa Milano on Tuesday during a gun control debate, arguing that America should do more to combat gun violence but without infringing upon Americans’ right to bear arms. Cruz and Milano agreed to hold a “civil” debate last week on gun control. Milano opened up the debate, explaining that she is “terrified” because she does not know how to keep her family safe from gun violence. Milano said that despite their disagreement on the issue, she believes that with “mutual respect and humility” they can affect positive change in the country.


I like him more and more. He is among our smartest politicians.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jebediah 9/11/2019 6:37:59 AM (No. 176944)
What on earth is in Cruz's mind? Dealing with Milano (especially after the witch hunt re: Kavanaugh where it was obvious that facts should not get in the way of an objective---that really WAS a public lynching!) is like dealing with the Taliban: it doesn't matter how many facts or how much reason you put forward. Her mind and her stance are set in concrete: it is who she is, who she identifies herself as. I suspect Cruz just wants publicity re: a REASONABLE approach to gun control, plus wants to show that Republicans are willing to listen. But it is pretty hopeless, plus the MSM won't give the Cruz side any traction.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rinktum 9/11/2019 7:17:35 AM (No. 176972)
A reasonable solution to protecting our children while in school is to have armed security there. It would deter your average teenage thrill seeking mentally ill shooter. The underlying problem we have is that we have devalued life. Far too many in the country are okay with late term abortion or even leaving a living child to die after an abortion. That is simple unacceptable. We must teach our children to value all life but especially the most innocent and vulnerable. We have a sin problem in this country that is exacerbated by indifference to the sanctity of life and it is driving gun violence. It is not the weapon, it is the person behind the weapon. If we removed all guns today, evil people will find ways to commit heinous acts. It is a thorny issue but we cannot allow the government to confiscate our guns especially in the light of the recent revelations that many in our government has a corrupt oppressive agenda for those who do not agree with their progressive policies. We cannot allow those people to ever believe that we cannot protect ourselves from them. We cannot allow ourselves to be disarmed.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: jar 9/11/2019 7:30:18 AM (No. 176979)
Look what happened in England when the guns disappeared. Stabbings have proliferated. Would that be what we would have to look forward to?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lizzyboo 9/11/2019 7:53:42 AM (No. 176992)
She abhors gun violence, yet is a vociferous supporter of abortion which horiffically ends the lives of nearly 3000 unborn children per day in the United States. She has personally had two abortions, yet claims to be terrified about violence against children. Hypocrisy on full display.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lazyman 9/11/2019 8:03:09 AM (No. 176995)
This girl needs attention. Very painful to watch.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: raphaela 9/11/2019 8:27:20 AM (No. 177006)
Just in the opening she states that she didn't know her purpose until she had children. This should be a debate about abortion rather than gun control. Abortion kills millions more citizens than random mass shootings do. Someone on the right-to-life side of things needs to respectfully request a public meeting with Milano about that topic.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Muguy 9/11/2019 8:36:18 AM (No. 177011)
The keyword here is "gracious" Jesus was criticized for talking with the tax collectors and with Mary Magalene. Some questioned why he would do that, and He told them that they needed to hear what he had to say. Scripture tells us that "A kind word turns away wrath", and even though many on the left will never change their minds, at least MIlano knows he is not the monster the media makes him out to be. To most of the people on the left, FACTS simply don't matter, but at least the two of them sat down togther. To paraphrase JFK: "Let us not negotiate out of fear, but let's not be afraid to negotiate".
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Strike3 9/11/2019 9:51:04 AM (No. 177069)
She's too old to be that clueless.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: anniebc 9/11/2019 9:55:15 AM (No. 177073)
It's a disease, poster #8; they get more stupid with age.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 9/11/2019 10:08:14 AM (No. 177092)
I'll give her credit for sitting, talking, and listening. Maybe more of her ilk will follow suit.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: JrSample 9/11/2019 11:07:07 AM (No. 177158)
Notice how with the typical Hollywood celebrity it is always all about them: Milano opened up the debate, explaining that she is “terrified” because she does not know how to keep her family safe from gun violence. She lives in a gates secure mansion with private security and she is "terrified". This is her excuse for enacting additional gun controls while the courts are not even enforcing current criminal statutes. The vast majority of homicides are committed by repeat felons involved in the trade in illicit narcotics. Despite having long criminal records are released and allowed to commit more crimes/murders.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mc squared 9/11/2019 11:34:34 AM (No. 177175)
A note to both sides of this issue: Please stop using the term buy-back. It's not selling anything 'back' to the government (which one can infer from the phrase)
It's forced confiscation with the government sugar coating it with a paltry few dollars to confuse the media and gun grabbers.
It's Uncle Sam saying 'Nice guns ya got there. Here's 50 bucks for them or you go to prison'.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: janjan 9/11/2019 12:37:05 PM (No. 177227)
I guess you have to give Cruz credit for sitting through this conversation with a second rate actress who thinks her opinions are important. I don’t know how many times a week she wakes up with a ‘panic attack’ but for the sake of her children she may want to get help. It is a rough world out here and she doesn’t see the half of it from her little Hollywood leftist bubble.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 9/11/2019 3:47:25 PM (No. 177371)
It is a good move to talk, not yell. But the hard reality is that most of their suggestions are ineffective and entirely impact the honest gun owners, not the criminals. Mostly, they see that access to guns is THE PROBLEM, not that there are evil people in the world. If tomorrow I could wave a magic wand and ALL firearms on the planet would cease to exist, mass killers would start using gasoline bombs or some other readily available method of killing a bunch of people.
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